News and events

  • Posthuman(ist) Alterities – PRN 2019 Workshop at WLU

    The program of the 2019 workshop is available here. The workshop is taking place at Wilfrid Laurier University and features Patricia MacCormack as keynote speaker. 

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  • Environmental Buzzwords and their Meanings – PRI/ESRC joint event

    In partnership with our partner, the Environmental Sustainability Research Centre, the PRI is hosting a round-table on the meanings of environmental buzzwords. The event features speakers from each research unit followed by a general discussion. This will take place on January 16, 2019, in Plaza 600F, from 1 to 3 pm.  All are welcome! 

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  • Craig N. Cipolla’s “Posthuman Archeologies” talk

    Craig N. Cipolla (ROM/UofT) presented the talk “Posthuman Archeologies” on November 27, 2018 at Brock. The talk is now available on our YouTube channel.

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  • Call for abstracts – Joint EPTC/PRN panel at Congress 2019

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  • Angela Fernandez’s talk on nonhuman animals

    Dr. Angela Fernandez (UofT) will give the talk “Not Quite Property, Not Quite Persons: A ‘Quasi’ Approach for Nonhuman Animals” on Tuesday, September 25. The talk is hosted by the Posthumanism Research Network and the Department of Political Science.

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  • Expressions and Images of the Posthuman Workshop April 2018

    With 15 participants and one keynote speaker, the inaugural workshop of the Posthumanism Research Network was a success. Despite the manifestation of hyperobject “global warming” in the form of an historic ice storm, we gathered, discussed, debated, and questioned the posthuman in its various manifestations. Thank you to all participants and stay tuned for information on next year’s workshop which will take place at our partner institution, Wilfrid Laurier University.

    Participants and co-organizers of the April 2018 PRN workshop: David H. Fleming, Caitlin Heppner, Olga Cielemecka, Anders Bergstrom, Terrance H. McDonald, Martin Boucher, Lukas Brasiskis, Christine Daigle, William Brown, Mickey Vallee, Russell Kilbourn, Alain Beaulieu, Karen Houle, Anna Mirzayan, Marie-Josée Beaulieu, Nandita Biswas-Mellamphy

  • Dr. Olga Cielemęcka’s public talk on April 6, 2018

    Dr. Olga Cielemęcka (Linköping University) will present the talk “Anthroposcenery: imagining environmental future with feminist environmental humanities.” This public talk is hosted by the Posthumanism Research Institute and the Environmental Sustainability Research Centre. The talk takes place on April 6, 2018, 12:30-2 pm, in WH 206. The poster with abstract for the talk is available here.

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  • Dr. Mickey Vallee gives a public talk on Ubiquitous Listening

    Dr. Mickey Vallee (Athabasca) will present a talk at our partner institution, WLU, on “Intimacy in an Age of Ubiquitous Listening. The talk is on March 26, 2018, 2-4 pm, Hawk’s nest. All are welcome!

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  • Program of the PRN Workshop is now available

    The program of the PRN workshop on “Expressions and Images of the Posthuman is now available here

     

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  • Upcoming workshop: “Expressions and Images of the Posthuman”

    We are happy to announce that the first Posthumanism Research Network/Posthumanism Research Institute workshop will take place on April 14-15, 2018, in PL 600F at Brock University. The theme is “Expressions and Images of the Posthuman.” This two-day interdisciplinary workshop will be open to the public.

    We are fortunate to have a keynote presentation on “Chthulucinema, or the Cine-Squid from Hell” by William Brown (Roehampton University). More information on the workshop will be posted shortly, including a draft programme.

    For any questions, contact Christine Daigle or Terrance McDonald.